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X-WATERS Arctic 2020 is the round of the X-WATERS World Championship 2020. + 6-8 °C is the expected water temperature in Teriberka Bay in August. We will let our fire not to freeze. It is the Arctic Ocean, that one we read about during the geography classes, the ocean which became the scene of action for “Two captains” novel and became the scene of life for Chelyuskin, Amundsen and Schmidt. The Ocean of the Arctic convoys and The Northeast Passage. The snow stays here until June and the sun doesn’t set till August.
Severe beauty of the North
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August 15 16.00 - Acclimatization Swim (300 m) and starter packages delivery. / Teriberka beach HERE August 16 1 mile, 1 km starts. The schedule of starts will be announced the day before, on August 15, depending on the actual weather conditions and the time of the tide. Plan your departure on this day not earlier than 16.00. VISA SUPPORT A lot of foreigners need a visa to visit Russia. You can visa request via tour agency but it is more expensive. You may also get it by yourself following our instructions. There are five steps: 1. Here you can check if a citizen of your country needs a Russian visa. 2. Get the invitation by our official visa partner online usually it costs $25 (depends on your country). If you buy a tour package with registration to the swim, you get it for free. 3. Find the Russian Consulate or Visa application center (such as VFS Global) in your area, here is the list. 4. Collect your documents following the list provided by the Consulate https://visa.kdmid.ru and submit it. The usual Consular fee is €35, and service charge could be about €27 per person. You can get visa either before or after your registration to the race. For the first time we promise you to make a refund of the paid entry fee in case of visa refusal. Feel free to question us.
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